The term nonrenewable resource is generally used to refer to the energy-providing resources of oil, coal, natural gas and uranium. Nonrenewable resources are any resources comprised solely, or in part, from elements on t... More »

A renewable source is a substance of significant economic value that can be replenished or replaced in the same amount of time or less it takes to draw the supply down. Some renewable sources have a seemingly endless sup... More » Science Environmental Science Natural Resources

Petroleum is a non-renewable resource, because the natural petroleum deposits are finite and, once exhausted, there is no way to restore them. As of 2014, the Earth possesses several decades of petroleum resources to mee... More »

The Midwest region of the United States has natural resources such as water, soil, coal, oil, iron ore, limestone, lumber, wind and natural gas. Within the Midwest lies plains, grasslands, forests and mining sites, makin... More »

A savanna or a grassland biome is home to a number of natural resources, including water, livestock and lumber in tropical savannas, and coal, oil, wheat, gas, oats and livestock in temperate savannas. Some grasslands ar... More »

Natural resources of Alberta, Canada, include natural gas, oil, minerals, coal and the Athabasca oil sands. Especially rich in resources, this vast region of Canada is considered the country's energy province, despite th... More »

Some examples of limited resources include coal, nuclear, natural gas, metal ores and oil. Limited resources are basically those resources that take a relatively long time to replenish. Unlimited resources or renewable r... More »